Monaco joins Germany to fight tax evasion

Monaco joins Germany to fight tax evasion

Officials from Monaco assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that they would step up their efforts to combat international tax evasion.

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Slomka vows to ‘fight’ to stay at Schalke

Schalke 04's under-pressure coach Mirko Slomka has said he will fight to keep his job in the face of internal criticism at the club after losing their last two Bundesliga games.

Hamburg: the guide to staying dry

Hamburg: the guide to staying dry

Hamburg might be irredeemably damp, but Campbell Jefferys finds plenty to fill the wet afternoons in Germany’s second biggest city.

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Football Federation calls in lawyers after police raid

The German Football Federation (DFB) have taken legal advice in the wake of the police raid on their offices under a suspicion of establishing a monopoly.

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Merkel: I lived in a squat

German Chancellor Angela Merkel lived in a squat in communist East Berlin during her twenties, she revealed in a newspaper interview to be published Thursday.

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Constitutional court restricts online surveillance

In a highly-anticipated ruling on civil liberties, Germany's Constitutional Court has announced a decision restricting secret online investigations by government authorities in all but the most extreme cases.

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BMW cuts 8,000 jobs

German automaker BMW has announced it will cut some 8,000 jobs, despite the company's ample profits.

Euro hits record high against the dollar

Euro hits record high against the dollar

The euro has surged to a record high against the US dollar, as Europe’s single currency broke through the important psychological barrier of $1.50 late on Tuesday.

Steinmeier presses Indonesia on Iran

Steinmeier presses Indonesia on Iran

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked the world's largest Muslim nation Indonesia to help the United Nations reach an agreement with Iran on its controversial nuclear programme.